Other Opportunities

M-RCBG offers many ways for students to engage. It supports the Business and Government PIC, one of the largest student clubs on campus. The center’s senior fellows serve as a resource for students, offering study groups and career advice.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School

Postdoctoral Fellow - Health Care Markets, Policy, and Regulation

Position description:

We are inviting applications for a postdoctoral fellowship position. The prospective Postdoctoral Fellow will work with faculty and students conducting research on health care markets, policy and regulation. During the one or two-year fellowship, the Fellow will work with faculty on ongoing research focused on a range of issues including insurance markets, drug pricing, provider pricing, vertical integration of healthcare organizations, and regulation of health care markets. The Fellow will also have time for their own complementary research, and we will facilitate access to our data sources in support of their research. The fellow will be supervised by Professor Leemore Dafny.

Appointment to begin July 1, 2024, renewable for a second year based on mutual agreement, funding, and performance. The salary is competitive and comes with a benefits package.

Basic qualifications:

A Ph.D. in economics, public policy or a closely related field. All degree requirements must be satisfied prior to the fellowship start date.

Additional qualifications: Successful candidates should have a well-demonstrated interest in applied microeconomic research and strong communication skills.

Applicants are expected to have strong analytical and programming skills, and preferably have completed graduate industrial organization courses in an Economics department.

Application Details:

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Applications accepted on a rolling basis but should be submitted by December 1, 2023, to ensure full consideration. Applicants should send a letter of interest, their CV, and up to three research papers to postdoc@hbs.edu. Up to three recommendation letters should be sent directly by references in the same manner with the name of the applicant in the subject line.

Candidates may be asked to undergo an assessment as part of the interview process.

Additional Information:

These are term positions starting July 2024 (start date flexible) through June 30, 2025, with the possibility of renewal based on funding and performance. Relocation funding not provided.

This role is offered as a hybrid (some combination of onsite and remote) where you are required to be onsite at our Boston, MA based campus. Specific days and schedule will be determined between you and your manager.

Please note that we will be conducting interviews virtually (phone and/or Zoom) for selected candidates.
Culture of Inclusion: The work and well-being of HBS is profoundly strengthened by the diversity of our network and our differences in background, culture, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and life experiences. Explore HBS work culture at https://www.hbs.edu/employment/.

Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Laura Kelley, Associate Director, Research Staff Services Harvard Business School Soldiers Field Road Boston, MA 02163 lkelley@hbs.edu

For more details please check the link below:


Business & Government Professional Interest Council
B&G PIC leaders work with center staff to identify speakers they would like to bring to the school and organize events on research topics of particular interest to students.

Senior Fellow-Led Study Groups
M-RCBG Senior Fellows hold study groups to discuss their areas of expertise and research projects with students.

Speed Networking and Other Career Events
The center organizes a "speed networking" session each fall in which students meet with senior fellows to share strategies and contacts for careers at the interface of business and government. The fall  2023 event took place in person on September 28.